Canadian nationwide girls’s hockey team head show Troy Ryan has made his final cuts for next month’s Beijing Olympics as Hockey Canada prepared to announce its player roster of 23.
CBC Sports Activities can have reside circulate coverage of the assertion nowadays at FOUR p.m. ET.
The workforce is anticipated to be led by captain and two-time Iciness Video Games champion Marie-Philip Poulin.
Canada is asking to recapture gold in Beijing. The Canadians dropped a three-2 shootout determination to the U.s. for 2018 Olympic gold in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
But The Canadian girls did rebound through capturing their first international championship in virtually a decade remaining August, with Poulin scoring the time beyond regulation winner in a 3-2 victory over the U.S.
Canada won’t play any more games sooner than the Olympics so as to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission and ensure gamers can board a airplane to Beijing in not up to a month.
the women have yet to reunite as a full workforce seeing that COVID-19 infiltrated their ranks in December.
“i have about half of our group again with us and the opposite half becoming a member of us right here shortly,” Hockey Canada director of hockey operations Gina Kingsbury informed The Canadian Press.
“Everyone Is doing rather well. We Are all double-vaccinated.”
Canada opens the initial round Feb. 2 in opposition to Switzerland days sooner than the hole ceremony.